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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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Cabinet Makers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

Cabinet makers use woodworking skills to create cabinets, shelving and furniture. The fundamental focus of cabinet makers is the production of cabinetry. Although they may also produce items that would not be recognised as cabinets, however the same skills and techniques apply. A cabinet may b

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Top 5 Home Remodelling Trends in New Zealand

Posted 04/06/13

Here's two great questions to ask yourself. How much better your home would be to live in with a few upgrades? Would seeing the latest home remodelling trends in your property make you feel great? There’s no time like the present to start on some home renovations and improve the quality of your life

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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8 Questions You Should Ask a Kitchen Contractor

Posted 23/04/13

Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or ripping it out, you need to speak with a kitchen contractor. You also need to have some ideas about what you'd like your new kitchen to look like.  Kiwi kitchens are often busy spaces where activities as diverse as socializing, preparing meals or doing

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government r

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5 Hampton Drive Decking

Posted 3 months ago

Construction of 160 sq/m of decking on a new build. Materials may be supplied by negotiation. Height between 400-800 mm above ground. Kwila decking to be used 140 x 19 mm. Level ground, 200 mm soil then clay gravels. North side of house. Requires immediate start, house approaching completion.

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Prep and repaint deck

Posted 11 months ago

We need to repaint two areas of decking - unsure if it needs to be water blasted / sanded prior (would need advice on this). Total area approx 100sqm across two decks (multiple levels)

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90's House - Need Entrance door needs replacing

Posted 6 months ago

We have a 90's house with a large covered entrance which is in need of a new solid entrance door to be fitted, along with new hardware. We probably want a wooden door that we can stain for easy maintainence - but open to suggestions. This door is thin and the lock is not reliable - so we are wanting to get a solution sorted. Insde the door is painted white to match the interior of the house. (note the previous owners painted the timers - originally they were all rimu)

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Custom Studio Desk / Workspace

Posted 1 year ago

I need a custom desk / workspace table built for my craft studio. L-shape, to fit width of room (2.955 m), plus curved inner corner and other leg approx. 1.8 m), holes for cables in 2-3 places. Depth: approx. 700 mm, Height: approx. 700 mm, simple Ikea / Skandanavian asthetic, laminate top, open to design / money-saving options, would be nice if it could be in 2 adjoining pieces for moving purposes.

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General Carpentry Renovation Work

Posted 11 months ago

1. Remove Two Doors and 2 External Windows (... and ... ), old aluminum frame single glazed. 2. Install 2 New Doors (One Prehung ... Bifold Top Hung ... ) and install hardware if possible. 3. Install 2 New Aluminum Windows and Seal. 4. Install and Supply Pine Skirting 60x12 Single Bevelled and Architrave 40x12 Single Bevelled.

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Window Flashings Replacement

Posted 4 months ago

Aluminium windows x 3 are leaking in corners. Builders Report for purchase advised that flashings need to be replaced. Window sills also need to be replaced along with small amount of gib board. ASAP please. Young couple with first house are looking to find a builder for the ongoing renovation.

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New deck

Posted 9 months ago

We want a deck of around 16m2 built. We would like it dug out so it is level with our concrete patio, our fence is low at the end of the house and don’t want to see over it when we stand on the deck. It is a simple square shape at the rear of our property. We want it up to the side of the house so we want the grass and the pavers in the pictures gone. We like the look of the composite decks so would like a quote for that and hardwood. Cheers

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Verandah support posts requiring replacement and repair

Posted 6 months ago

Two - three wooden posts supporting roof over concrete patio require replacing as they are rotten and disintegrating. Three others need checking out and possible repair (patch up, sand and repaint). Mounted into the concrete and go up into the eaves of the house. They are wooden but have some sort of metal inside (bracket into the concrete?). There are six and 3 are to be replaced and the others repaired. Would like actioned as soon as possible. Location is in Mandeville off McHughs Road (...

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John brett #2

Posted 2 months ago

as per photo, pergola can be don at a later stage

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John and Diane Riley renovation

Posted 5 months ago

New secondhand doors to be fitted to existing doorways , x4, Sliding barn-type door to be hung on track. Some skirting to be fitted. Some recycled timber internal cladding to be re-used on wall sections, and to front of new Breakfast bar. Pre owned Kitchen to be assembled and installed.( Sitting in Garage) Thinline applied to floor. It is fiddly stuff but the major work ( removing walls and new gib) has been done. We want someone in and out in as shorter time frame as poss.)

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Ali Johnson

Posted 1 month ago

Toilet in the small bathroom has been removed and floor was wet underneath. The lino has been lifted up and new floor planks, and a new floor needs to be put down, so it is ready to tile and put a new toilet in. Please see the photos.

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Small kitchen joiner job

Posted 9 months ago

're organizing some existing kitchen cupboards to fit new double oven. Also need quotes for building new custom made shelving

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Patio roof

Posted 1 month ago

I’m after some roofing options / quotes for our patio area roughly 3.7x4.3 connected to two existing walls

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Wardrobe

Posted 3 months ago

Build a wardrobe in main bedroom Build a window seat

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New Deck

Posted 10 months ago

We have a newly built house in Pegasus and need a deck built. The size is 3.5m by 7m. It's a rectangle shape. The deck would connect to the house on two sides. We would also need two steps leading down to the lawn. We want a small L-shaped bench seat in the corner.

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Pantry door rehung

Posted 4 months ago

Middle leaf has broke off brackets and needs new and rehung with foldin brackets

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Deck Extension Rangiora

Posted 6 months ago

we have an existing deck made from 140x19mm Kwila that we need extended by 15sqm. I would like a quote for the supply and install of this. please contact me if you would like to view. ... . thanks. Sally.

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Deck/Porch Replacement

Posted 2 months ago

Our tenants - who happen to be our parents need their current small deck replaced. Deck leads to front sliding door.

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New home, small problem

Posted 1 year ago

We have purchased a home that has had a leak from the garage laundry tub that was continued for a year. This has caused rotted bottom plate on an internal wall - roughly 4 metres. And 2 sheets of replacement gib and skirting board.

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Deck Steps

Posted 2 months ago

We have a deck that requires some wide steps built. I would say they would be 2/3 steps deep and a couple of meters long, they would be siting on an existing concrete pad. The deck is 420 high. I am retired so the work can be done any time.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 142,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

extension of deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th May 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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2decks to built Okuku

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd July 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
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 5

Repairs in Oxford

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29th May 2018

Workmanship
 4
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 5
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 5
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 5

Deck Steps

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2nd July 2019

Workmanship
 4
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck/Porch Replacement

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9th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Small kitchen joiner job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th December 2018

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Prep and repaint deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th October 2018

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

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Roman Building & Construction

Joined November 2016

Hi, we are Qualified Builder and Sub-Trade with Quality as First Priority in our job. We carry out New Build, Extension, Renovation, Landscaping, Project Management and Handyman/Maintenance. We give competitive quotes and endeavor to get job done on time with top quality. We look forward to provide Excellent Services for you !!

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Supreme Services

Joined June 2019

Hi, Supreme Services provides Landscaping Services & Property & Building Maintenance Services . I am qualified as a Landscaper & Landscape Gardener having over 20 years experience. Contact us for all aspects of Landscaping - paving, decking, fencing, garden and lawn installations. Tree work including pruning and tree lopping and stump grinding. For Building Maintenance items including washdow...

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Doctor Fixit

Joined November 2017

Hi I am a qualified carpenter and have through the years learnt other trades associated to building industry and now with the experience I have I can do a variety of jobs around your home Carpennetry.Painting. Tiling. Decks. Pergolas.

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Kit set Assembly Services

Joined January 2018

Hi at Kitset Assembly Services, we are the manufacturer approved installers of your new nz made garden shed. Fully trained in all areas of Kitset Assembly from indoor/outdoor furniture to BBQs and everything in between. Not to mention that all job related rubbish is removed free of charge. You can be assured of a quality job and with set pricing rather than per hour rates there are no hidden surp...

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M&M Projects

Joined August 2018

Hi,iv'e been in building maintenance trade for the last 16 years. I specialise in the fields listed, with no job being to big or small. I pride myself on providing top quality workmanship at competitive rates. Getting the job done first time to the customers requirements.

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Mitre Ben Construction Limited

Joined March 2016

I specialise in handyman jobs and carpentry. Decks and fences are something I do often and I am happy to discuss what you are needing done at a time that suits you. I work with a Licensed Builder Practitioner for more serious jobs.

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Gibson Building Services

Joined July 2019

Hi there. I am a NZ qualified builder and work for a reputable building company based in Christchurch, specialising mainly in large residential repair work around Canterburry. I am new to Builderscrack but I am not new to building. I am experienced and passionate about building, joinery and woodwork. You will see in my profile photos some examples of the building/renovation work that I do, as well...

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C Whall Construction

Joined September 2010

hi, i'm a qualified licensed builder who has been self employed for the last ten years doing smaller jobs right up to renovations an extensions. work well with the client to achieve a professional finish an on time an budget.

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Carl Taylor Builders

Joined July 2019

Carl Taylor Homes has been trading since 1999 and we are members of the CBS ( Combined Building Suppliers Co -Operative ). Carl Taylor Homes has developed a reputation in Christchurch and the Canterbury region as builders of quality homes, specialising in the construction of semi-commercial and residential buildings, architectural design and construction, project management and building mainten...

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Urban and rural fencing

Joined February 2018

I have been contracting for myself for 30+ years, I have a broad range of skills and all tools and plant needs including a 3.5 tonne digger and tip truck. I work by myself and take pride in producing top quality work with an eye for detail. Feel free to get in touch for a free quote.

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Kortegast Construction Ltd

Joined May 2018

Experience in new builds (high and low end), renovations and light commercial. Have LBP and apart of the NZCB. Professional, reliable and hard working. Good people skills and project management. Provide competitive quotes and complete all work to a high standard, on time and on budget.

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Petes Construction

Joined March 2018

Pete's Construction is a building organisation fuelled by word of mouth. We specialise in all aspects of building, landscaping and earthworks! Building is our passion, we are committed to delivering superior workmanship and our team consists exclusively of licensed and competent builders, offering you a top quality finish and increased efficency throughout projects. Ensure your next ventur...

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Marjac Building Innovations

Joined December 2012

Licenced Builders delivering quality workmanship with integrity. New builds, renovations, additions, and maintenance issues. Working alongside licenced plumbers, registered electricians we can offer a solution for all your project needs big or small.

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Gintas Renovation NZ

Joined October 2016

I've been renovating houses for 15+ years. I focus on getting the job done fast and in high quality while maintaining reasonable prices. My main goal is to understand my client's vision and manifest it as they wish. There are no big or small jobs, all jobs accepted. To see my work you can visit gintas.co.nz

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Dans Reno

Joined February 2018

Hi, I am a sole trader and I have my NZQA level 4 in carpentry I have been building for 14 years all over Africa and in Chrischurch for the last 5 years. I have done many jobs for home owners in Christchurch with good results. I specialise is bathroom renos, redo bed rooms, car ports, decks, fences, veggie gardens, garage shelving etc. I will work along side my client to achieve the best end resu...

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Otautahi Builders Ltd

Joined July 2016

Hi, I've been building and renovating for 6+ years. Working hard and paying extra attention to detail to set me apart from the others. From new builds right down to a small fix up, I can provide advice and competitive quotes

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Outside The Box Solutions ltd

Joined February 2019

Outside the box has got you covered no matter what the project is. We pride ourselves on providing a top quality product at the best possible price . Contact us for a no obligation quote

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Bethel Buildings Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi, we are professional company and have high attention to detail whether it be large or small jobs. We specialize in renovations and alterations but are equally capable of new builds.

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Tradepower Building Group

Joined January 2018

Tradepower Building Group was re-established in June 2017 due to demand of previous clients wanting custom specific building sheds and structures of various types to be built. Tradepower Building Group has expanded from private buildings into commercial builds; into the supply and partnering of other specific trades that are complementary of Carpentry; and Tradepower Building Group’s growth into...

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Tradesman

Joined October 2014

hi i am a licensed building practioner tradesman carpenter main line of work is building maintenance of all types,i do a lot of bathroom renovations supply and install working with only registered tradesman all types of work undertaken

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